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Michael Thomas Foley, 63, of Collinsville, IL, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021, at his home.
Michael was born July 23, 1957 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in East St. Louis, IL.
Michael graduated Collinsville High School in 1975. As a proud life-long Kahok he dedicated many years in service to his hometown. Michael was an Inspector for the State of Illinois at Fairmount Park, of which he was a member of the ASFCME Local 1805 until his retirement. He was a lifetime member of the Collinsville Jaycees serving as Senator #41253. Michael was a senior member and Collinsville Township Trustee since 2005 and Collinsville Township Democratic Precinct Committeeman since 2000. He was also a past member of the Collinsville CUSD #10 School Board from 1995-2003, former play-by-play announcer for the CHS boys basketball Holiday Classic Tournament, and coached Collinsville Raiders football. He will be forever missed by his friends and family.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, James C. Foley and mother, Norma Mary Foley (née Sperino), and cousin, Norma Renth (nee Leisen).
Surviving are his siblings, Ronald (Diane Rizzo) Foley of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA, Elizabeth (Kenneth) Bunetic of Collinsville, IL, Jeri (John Honness) Foley of Collinsville, IL; cousin-in-law, Virgil Renth of Swansea, IL; nieces and nephews, Julie (Jake) Preston of Edwardsville, IL, Andrew (Jenna) Foley of Kirkwood, MO, Diane (James) Foley-Wienstroer of Des Peres, MO, Jessica (Michael Treece, Jr.) Honness of Collinsville, IL; four grand nieces and nephews, Tyler Murphy, Briley Bruninga, Teagan Foley, and Sloane Foley; cousins, Deborah Renth and Shelly Gerstner; along with many other family members; and special friends: Mary Francis, Al Woolen, and Terry “Bones” Allan, among others.
Memorial donations may be made in Michael’s memory to KahokStrong or the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family through this online guestbook at www.meridithfuneralhome.com
Memorial Service and Visitation: Visitation will be held at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville, IL on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 9:00 - 11:00am with a memorial service immediately following.
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